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Crackdown on Apple in Ireland Opens Front on Tax Avoidance War

bloomberg.com — Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- The European Commission's crackdown on the deal between Irish tax authorities and Apple Inc. marks an expansion in the growing global war on tax avoidance by multinational companies. Governments that enable it are now a target.

Apple Tax Rate Ignores Profit Shifting Offshore

bloomberg.com — May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook provided a figure to Congress on Tuesday that U.S. companies rarely disclose: its federal tax bill. Apple paid $6 billion last year -- a rate of 30.5 percent. "That's more than $16 million each day," Cook said.

How Yahoo Might Sell Billions in Alibaba Stock and Pay No Taxes

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Yahoo! Inc. on Tuesday is expected to reveal something most companies usually try to keep secret: how it plans to avoid a multibillion-dollar tax bill. The Web portal has spent more than a year figuring out how to cash out a chunk of its $40 billion stake in China-based Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Yahoo, Dell Swell Netherlands’ $13 Trillion Tax Haven

How Yahoo might sell billions in Alibaba stock and pay no taxes

livemint.com — A file photo of Marissa Mayer, president and CEO of Yahoo!. Photo: Bloomberg New York: . on Tuesday is expected to reveal something most companies usually try to keep secret: how it plans to avoid a multibillion-dollar tax bill.

How Yahoo Might Sell Billions in Alibaba Stock and Pay No Taxes

bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) on Tuesday is expected to reveal something most companies usually try to keep secret: how it plans to avoid a multibillion-dollar tax bill. The Web portal has spent more than a year figuring out how to cash out a chunk of its $40 billion stake in China-based Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Private-Equity Tax Strategy Draws Attention in Congress

wsj.com — Some members of Congress said they are taking a close look at a complex tax strategy, being used by Blackstone Group LP and other investment firms that are going public, that can significantly slash the tax bills of their partners.

Inversions Are Last Step in Tax-Avoidance Hopscotch

businessweek.com — The surge in U.S. companies avoiding taxes by taking a foreign address has been condemned by President Barack Obama and stirred a policy debate in Congress. What's often overlooked is that these "inversions" are typically a final step in a hopscotch of multinational tax dodging.

Inversions Are Often Last Stop for Avoiding U.S. Taxes

bloomberg.com — The surge in U.S. companies avoiding taxes by taking a foreign address has been condemned by President Barack Obama and stirred a policy debate in Congress. What's often overlooked is that these "inversions" are typically a final step in a hopscotch of multinational tax dodging.

Osborne Takes Aim at Multinationals Moving Profits Out of U.K.

bloomberg.com — The U.K. became the latest country to take aim at multinational tax avoidance, announcing a new levy on companies that "artificially" shift their profits into havens, a move prompted by growing international outrage at maneuvers used by businesses including Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Starbucks Corp.
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RT @BuzzFeedBen: Just feels like it wasn't the best week to introduce yourself to America with anti-Semitic jokes. Any other week...

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Eldorado Gold faces accusations of tax avoidance in Greece fw.to/o2joKrD

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Britain will seek to lure digital-game developers with big tax breaks on.wsj.com/19rB6Ce

Mar 31, 2015

Poll finds that Republicans See Barack Obama as More Imminent Threat than Vladimir Putin ndtv.com/world-news/rep… via @ndtv

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RT @mjbeckel: Will limited liability companies be the next frontier of political ‘dark money’? ow.ly/L1Exc



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